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Connie Ashcraft, ACE Glass Safety Director, Passes Away

June 8, 2021

Connie Ashcraft, safety director at ACE Glass, passed away on May 23.

Connie Ashcraft, ACE Glass Safety Director, Passes Away

FGIA to Host Hybrid Fall Conference with In-Person and Online Options

June 8, 2021

In support of helping the industry continue to move toward re-opening, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance announces that its 2021 Fall Conference will offer an in-person event option.

Mitch Bell, Winco Window Co. Sales Rep, Passes Away

June 8, 2021

Mitchell “Mitch” Bell, Southern California and Arizona sales rep for Winco Window Co. and owner of Division 8 Designs, recently passed away on March 29 of natural causes. Bell was 57.

Mitch Bell, Winco Window Co. Sales Rep, Passes Away

Commercial Planning Pushes Dodge Momentum Index Higher in May

June 8, 2021

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 9.1 percent higher in May to 178.0 (2000=100), up from the revised April reading of 163.2. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first, or initial, report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

Assa Abloy Acquires MR Group's Hardware Division in Portugal

June 8, 2021

Assa Abloy signed an agreement to acquire MR Group´s hardware division, a leading supplier of aluminum profile hardware and locks in Portugal. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions and is expected to close during the third quarter of 2021.

Quanex Builds Its North American Marketing Team

June 8, 2021

Quanex Building Products has invested in its North American marketing team and made moves that the company says will allow for more strategic marketing sightlines across the organization, supporting both the North American Fenestration side as well as the North American Cabinet Components division of the business.

Quanex Builds Its North American Marketing Team

Construction Employment Worsens Amid Supply Chain Issues, Says AGC of America

June 8, 2021

Construction employment declined for the third time in the past four months in May as nonresidential contractors coped with lengthening and unpredictable delivery times that limited their ability to start or complete projects, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released for May.

19th Annual Fenetech User Conference Begins

June 8, 2021

From the company's North American headquarters in Ohio and FeneTech-Europe Sàrl in Luxembourg, the FeneTech User Conference began for FeneTech's customers worldwide. This is the second year that the conference has taken place on a virtual platform.

Trex Commercial Products Helps Set the Stage for Olympic Track Trials

June 7, 2021

Trex Commercial Products is about to become part of Olympic history, thanks to its involvement in the recent renovation of Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The renowned University of Oregon facility is set to host this month’s Olympic Track and Field Trials.

Trex Commercial Products Helps Set the Stage for Olympic Track Trials